HSUWA is a specialised union of health workers in Western Australia.
We are a growing union, organising and campaigning for better pay and conditions and careers for our members.
A trusted and influential union of Western Australian health workers, collectively achieving stronger, fairer work conditions and a better health system.
To empower our members to advance their collective interests through organising, support, advocacy and influence.
Care - Caring is central to our identity.
We advocate for improvements to our health system, to make it more sustainable and keep it universal and safe.
Empowerment - We empower workers to be union
We support members to gain knowledge, speak up, campaign and take action.
Excellence - We seek to excel in our performance
We are progressive in our approach to change and focus on ongoing education and innovation.
Integrity - We act with integrity and are accountable for our performance
We strive to ensure our members are treated fairly and their working lives get better.
Unity - We are stronger when we are united.
We are a powerful force when we work together, and our diversity makes us stronger.
Union Officials and Staff
Secretary – Naomi McCrae
Assistant Secretary – Adrian Barrett
Richard Barlow, Lead Organiser
Alex Biddle, Communications Officer
Mark Bydder, Organiser
Kathleen Callison, Reception / Admin Assistant
Katie D’Souza, Membership Officer
Karen Heal, Enquiries/Industrial Officer
Tim Jager, Organiser
Naomi Kefford, Lead Industrial Officer
Michael Lee, Industrial Officer
Vickie McKay, Organiser
Pam Marcano, Industrial Officer
Cheryl Potkura, Business Manager
Katrina Robertson, Organiser
Stephanie Smith, Enquiries Officer
Charlie Studsor, Industrial Officer
Carla Swiderski, Organiser
Kate Tribble, Organiser
Neru Tuiavii, Internal Organiser
Melissa Wagner, Senior Organiser
Jason Walters, Private Sector Co-ordinator